Iranian CEO pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

An Iranian CEO of an online financial services company, Seyed Sajjad Shahidian, has pleaded guilty to 1 count of conspiracy to commit offences against and defraud the United States by violating US restrictions on trade and exports to Iran. Mr Shahidian established a scheme to help Iranian citizens conduct illicit financial transactions with US businesses via his company, Payment24 (see …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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